Wellness

Training Materials for Child Nutrition Directors, Administrators, and Wellness Committees

Wellness Updates SY 2019-20 PowerPoint Presentation (PPTX)
Smart Snacks in Arkansas Schools SY 2019-20 PowerPoint Presentation (PPTX)

Wellness Policy

For a list and description of requirements, see Commissioner’s Memo CNU-17-016 

USDA Local Wellness Policy Summary of the Final Rule (PDF)

USDA Wellness Policy Tools (PDF)

USDA Nutrition Standards for School Meals (PDF)

USDA Smart Snacks Standards (PDF)

Arkansas Rules Governing Nutrition, Physical Activity and BMI (PDF)

Triennial Assessment Cheat Sheet (PDF)

Wellness Committee Requirements Checklist – Implementation and Compliance (DOC)

Tips for Addressing Food and Beverage Marketing CNU-17-027

Wellness Committee Responsibilities and Resources

Wellness Committees have the following responsibilities:

Be sure to document when each annual responsibility is completed using the Wellness Committee Requirements Checklist (DOCX) (which is now part of the Triennial Assessment Cheat).

Tools for Arkansas Schools – Smart Snacks, Wellness, and Best Practices for Child Nutrition

United States Department of Agriculture


Center for Disease Control and Prevention Resources


Alliance for a Healthier Generation

Tools or Snacks and Beverages (PDF) 
Tools for Wellness Policies  (PDF)
Tools for Breakfast and Lunch  (PDF)
Smart Snack Calculator (PDF)